Facebook groups for web designers

Over the last few months, I’ve been checking out lots of different communities that web designers can go to for advice. I’m not talking about design inspiration or purely technical advice, instead advice for running a great business.

There are loads of different communities all over the web including LinkedIn, Facebook and the good old traditional forum. But in the end, the only really active ones with great info ended up being all on Facebook.

Let’s get into it. Here are the best Facebook groups for web designers.

Web Design and WordPress

Agency TrailBlazers (previously WP Innovator)

Hosted by THE man Lee Jackson, Agency Trailblazer is a great podcast with some great advice, even if you aren’t using WordPress.

Naturally, there’s also a Facebook group where podcast listeners (or just web designers) hang out, share good info and discuss cool things. You’re just not allowed to post cat pictures.

Check it out here

Grow Your Web Design Business

Full disclosure… this one is our group. With an incredibly original name </sarcasm>, this is where we share all the best stuff we find for web designers and developers. That includes these blog posts, as well as awesome content from other great resources.

The content in here will help you improve processes, grow your business and do less work.

With this content, we take a strict less-is-more policy and only post the legit good stuff. I’m tired of wading through blogs with lots of crap content with one or two nuggets of gold. Now we take care of that part for you.

Check it out here

Advanced WordPress

Obviously, this one is only for the WordPress crew.

This group is where I find out about almost every awesome new (or old) plugin that has made big changes to the way we build sites. Some of the commentaries on these posts has been very enlightening and helpful.

On the flip side, it really is for advanced topics only. I frequently see people get torn apart for asking “beginner” questions, even borderline ones. That said, just by reading stuff in here, you’ll be better off.

Check it out here

The Admin Bar

A brilliant group with very active members and admins. There’s loads of help to be had in here, as well as regular helpful advice.

Check it out here

Marketing

Content Creators

This one is run by Kim Doyal, once known as “The WordPress Chick.” Her speciality is now content creation, and her group is full of people creating awesome content to drive traffic.

Join here

Automation Nation

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This group run by Barry Moore is all about the automation side of your business. Common topics include CRMs/marketing automation, payment processing, Zapier, lead capture. In other words, the stuff you need to be doing to improve your business.

Join here

Other Notables

Beaver Builders – If you’re a Beaver Builder user, this is a must

Advanced WooCommerce – If you are big on WooCommerce as well

Divi Web Designers – Run by another great guy, Josh Hall

There are obviously a ton more groups out there that I have not included here. I’ve only included the ones that:

  1. Are free
  2. Give me a ton of value consistently

So there you have it. Check ‘em out and let me know what you think in the comments.

James Rose

James is the co-founder of Content Snare and Aktura Technology. Once a web designer, his new priority is to help web designers and developers regain their lives, work less and get better clients.

He does this by writing helpful posts, building software and working with web designers to deliver the complex web development that they don't normally handle.

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